On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1951

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dalai Lama returns to Tibet

14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso
14th Dalai Lama
Tenzin Gyatso

Famous Birthdays

  • Diana Dennis, body builder (Women Physique World), born in Portland, Oregon
  • Doug Collins, American basketball player (Olympic silver 1972)

Person of interestRobin Williams

Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Jumanji, Dead Poets Society, Good Will Hunting), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2014)

Actor and Comedian Robin Williams
Actor and Comedian
Robin Williams

1951 Highlights

About July 21, 1951

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 69 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer